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Job Announcement: University of Geneva

Computational Linguistics: Post Doc, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Employer: University of Geneva
Job Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Title: Senior Postdoc
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1978
Date Submitted: 08-May-2013
Job Description: The University of Geneva, Department of Linguistics, unit for Computational Linguistics, invites applications for a senior postdoctoral associate position in computational linguistics.

Conditions: Applicants should have completed a PhD in computational linguistics or equivalent, have one or two years of post-doctoral experience and a good publication list. The ideal applicant has a strong background in core topics in computer science (programming, algorithms, data structures), and a demonstrated interest in the linguistic aspects of the discipline. Good knowledge of French and English is required.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in computer science and computational linguistics for a total of four hours a week at the bachelor's and master's level and be expected to participate in the research of the unit (see latl.unige.ch and clcl.unige.ch) and pursue their own research.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 3 years, with an expected starting date of 1st of September, 2013.

Annual salary is from CHF 92'832 to CHF 98'080 per year, depending on qualifications.

Applicants should send:
- A cover letter
- A curriculum vitae with names and email addresses of three references
- A complete list of publications indicating two or three representative references, with an indication of a URL where these publications will be available
- A photocopy of the doctoral diploma

Documents must be sent electronically, in pdf format only, to the application email by the 31st of May 2013.

Informal inquiries can be addressed to Eric Wehrli, Eric.Wehrli@unige.ch or through the following contact email.

The University of Geneva wishes to increase the proportion of female academic staff and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications from women.


L'Unité d'Informatique, Department de Linguistique, Universite de Geneve met au concours un poste de maître assistant(e) en linguistique informatique.

Conditions: Doctorat en linguistique informatique ou titre jugé équivalent,un ou deux ans d'expérience post-doctorale, bonne liste de publications. Une solide formation en programmation, algorithmique et structures de données est requise, ainsi qu'un intérêt démontré pour les aspects linguistiques de la discipline. Une bonne connaissance du français et de l'anglais est nécessaire.

Cahier des charges: Le poste, à plein temps, comprend 4 heures hebdomadaires d'enseignement de l'informatique et de linguistique informatique, au niveau du bachelor et du master. En plus de ses recherches personnelles, la personne titulaire du poste devra également collaborer aux activités de recherche de l'unité de linguistique informatique (latl.unige.ch et clcl.unige.ch).

Traitement annuel: classe 17/00 (CHF 92'832.--) à 17/4 (CHF 98'080.--)

Entrée en fonction: 1er septembre 2013

Durée du mandat: 3 ans

Documents requis et délai de postulation:
- 1 lettre de candidature
- 1 exemplaire du curriculum vitae avec les noms des trois personnes de référence
- 1 liste des publications complète avec l'indication des deux ou trois publications les plus représentatives et un adresse URL où les publications seront disponibles
- 1 photocopie du diplôme de doctorat

à envoyer par voie électronique, exclusivement en format pdf, avant le 31 mai 2013 au secrétariat du département de linguistique des informations d'application.

Des renseignements complémentaires peuvent être obtenus auprès de personne de contact, Paola Merlo ou Eric Wehrli Eric.Wehrli@unige.ch.

Dans une perspective de parité, l'Université de Genève encourage les candidatures féminines.
Application Deadline: 31-May-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Paola  Merlo
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